Freedom of Assembly Art

Theaster Gates Freedom of AssemblyNew exhibition at the White Cube Bermondsey gallery by American artist Theaster Gates is called Freedom of Assembly. Although at first the work appears quite dark and minimalistic, the experience going through the gallery becomes empowering and positive – in the end it is about freedom to express.  Continue reading

Discovering Pangaean Art

Saatchi Gallery Pangea

Giant ants by Colombian artist Rafael Gómezbarros

Where is Pangaea? Actually it covers the combined area of South America and Africa during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, forming approximately 300 million years ago. The new exhibition showing contemporary art from South America and Africa at the Saatchi gallery is named after it. Continue reading

Transcendent Form

Kevin Francis Gray

Ballerina & Boy by Kevin Francis Gray. It was hand-carved over a 10-month period by artisans in Italy

New work from Kevin Francis Gray is been exhibited at the Pace Gallery in London. It has taken him two years to create the sculptures. According to the artist his background in Northern Ireland has something to do with the dark theme and haunted nature of his work. The exhibition is about the complex relationship between abstraction and figuration. Continue reading